Deputy Sheriff Ronald Edward Adair

Deputy Sheriff Ronald Edward Adair

Navajo County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, May 22, 1970

Ronald Edward Adair

Deputy Sheriff Ronald Adair died of a head injury suffered the previous day.

His head hit the crossbar of the department vehicle he was in as it drove across a set of railroad tracks. He developed a severe headache and lost consciousness later in the day. He was transported to a local hospital where he died the following day.

Deputy Adair had served with the Navajo County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He was survived by his two children.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, May 21, 1970

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Deputy Sheriff Adair,
On today, the 46th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Navajo County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 22, 2016

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